If you want to have a healthy heart and good blood circulation throughout your body, you need to regularly supply your body with flavonoids, which are natural nutrients that have antioxidant properties.
If you want to build and maintain healthy bones and teeth, you have to supply your body with a variety of nutrients. The vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients that you need most to promote healthy teeth and bones are:
This is the most visually appetizing smoothie that I have ever come across, perfect for health enthusiasts, children, and anyone who's had a tough day. To see a smoothie with two distinct portions that mesh as a beautiful blue-yellow border really brings the taste buds alive.
When made with the right ingredients, hot chocolate can be a soothing and healthy evening drink, perfect for warming up your bones during colder months.
This recipe is rich in flavonoids and potassium, nutrients that are essential to supporting healthy heart function. Be sure to include nutmeg and cinnamon - both combine beautifully with banana and raw chocolate powder. Read more about Hot Chocolate Smoothie Recipe
This tropical smoothie recipe calls for just four ingredients, all of which are foods that are indigenous to tropical regions. If you can't find coconut milk at your local grocery store, try an Asian food market. Most Asian markets now carry brands that contain only trace amounts of preservatives, if any.
Over the past two months, my wife and I helped my Aunt start a small but quaint cafe in the city that we live in. After three years of hoping that one or more of our relatives would move up to our city from Toronto, to finally have it happen was a cause for celebration! Read more about Vita-Mix Blender
In last week's newsletter, I shared a quick and simple dessert recipe that requires only three ingredients: raw chocolate nibs, raw pecans, and liquid honey. Enough people wrote in thanking me for this recipe that I thought it would be a good idea to post it here on our blog for visitors who don't receive my weekly health newsletter. Read more about Raw Chocolate Recipes
This coconut almond shake recipe brings together plenty of healthy protein, healthy fat, and electrolytes that naturally occur in coconut water.
Young coconuts are readily available in Asian markets (not usually in Korean markets) or Mexican markets. The average young coconut contains approximately 1-2 cups of coconut water. Read more about Coconut Almond Shake Recipe
A good friend doesn't make you wonder if he or she is taking advantage of you. If you have to wonder more than once, ask yourself if you would want a loved one to have that kind of friend over the long term.
As Khalil Gibran once wrote, friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
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